O.S.A.T Ltd runs several short courses and partners with other training organisations to enable coverage of enhanced CPD courses.

  • Includes SMSTS and surveying courses

  • All short courses are accredited through CITB or NCOCN

Short Courses Available Through O.S.A.T Ltd:

NOCN Fire Door Installation Awareness Course

This course is mandatory for the completion of the Advanced carpentry apprenticeship standards.

Course Content

  • The role of timber fire door assemblies and door sets and why it is important that they are installed correctly
  • Understanding how fire door assemblies and door sets work and their place in the wider passive fire protection system
  • Legislation and guidance associated with fire door assemblies and door sets
  • Considerations before installing fire door assemblies and door sets
  • Considerations when installing fire door assemblies and door sets
  • Considerations on completion of the installation of fire door assemblies and door sets

CSCS Training

L1 H&S in a construction environment.

CSCS training is essential to be able to complete the CSCS Health Safety and environment test and get their CSCS card.

If applying for a Green CCS card you will be required to pass the L1 H&S in a construction environment qualification.


  • If you want to become an assessor and work with students and skilled workers to assess their qualifications then CAVA level 3 assessing qualification is required.

Complete a level 3 assessing qualification with O.S.A.T Ltd through their blended learning system.

The Level 3 Certificate in Assessing Vocational Achievement qualification is a mixture of online learning ,research and face to face observed /assessments. It consists of 3 units:

  • Unit 1 – Understanding principles and practices of assessment. The knowledge and theory of assessment. This unit can be completed on its own if you just required the knowledge, or with the units below. Some awarding organisations only require you to have this unit certificate to be able to assess the qualifications.
  • Unit 2 – Assess occupational skills in the work environment. This unit will qualify you to assess people in any work environment that you are competent in. This qualification will enable you to assess standards of work and qualifications that are delivered and assessed in occupational environments. You will need this unit if you intend on working with apprentices and work-based learning qualifications.
  • Unit 3 – Assess vocational skills, knowledge, and understanding. This unit will qualify you to assess accredited vocational courses. If you plan on assessing qualifications delivered in classroom environments you will need this unit. This is the most popular unit to have if you want to work as an assessor.

It is aimed at those who would like to become an assessor in both occupational and vocational skills.

Occupational skills are related to work-based environments, such as someone who needs to be assessed for example on an NVQ or Apprenticeship standards.

Vocational skills are the learning skills often associated with classroom based learning.

On successful completion, it will be fully qualified to work as an assessor to assess in your area of expertise.

To start the course will need to be occupationally competent in the area you want to assess in and to complete the qualification you need to have access to a minimum of two learners who are completing a course recognised course such as NVQ..

You will need access to a minimum of 2 learners which you must arrange yourself.

You will need to be observed once with each learner by our qualified assessor and have access to their written work.

The full assessor qualification on average takes 2-3 months to complete, but is dependent on how often you have access to you learners.

Price per candidate £700 (Discounts can be discussed for 3 or more learners)